2001 W Fairview Loop
Wasilla, AK 99654
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Snowshoe Elementary School serves 275 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Snowshoe Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is equal to the Alaska state average of 39%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AK
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

School Overview

Snowshoe Elementary School's student population of 275 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
275 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Snowshoe Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 461 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Snowshoe Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#250 out of 461 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
11%
22%
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Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
65%
47%
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Hawaiian
2%
3%
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Two or more races
14%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
4%
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
School Opens for Grades 1-12
August 16, 2022 (Tuesday)
First Day for Kindergarten
August 23, 2022 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 275 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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